Phycosecidae

Phycosecidae is a small family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga.[1][2] The species are small, about 1.5–3.5 mm in length.[3] It contains the single genus Phycosecis with the following species:[4]

  • Phycosecis ammophilus Lea, 1899
  • Phycosecis hilli Lea, 1921
  • Phycosecis limbata (Fabricius, 1781)
  • Phycosecis litoralis Pascoe, 1875
Phycosecidae
Phycosecis litoralis Pascoe, 1875
Phycosecis litoralis Pascoe, 1875
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Phycosecidae

Crowson, 1952

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://nomen.at/Phycosecidae
  3. ^ Hawkeswood, Trevor (1987). Beetles of Australia. North Ryde, New South Wales: Angus and Robertson. pp. 38–39. ISBN 0-207-15352-3.
  4. ^ Phycosecidae Species List at Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved on 12 Jul 2011.
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Chelonariidae

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Cleroidea

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It contains about 10,000 species in the families:

Acanthocnemidae Crowson 1964

†Boleopsidae Kirejtshuk & Nel, 2013

Chaetosomatidae Crowson 1952

Cleridae Latreille 1802 (checkered beetles)

Mauroniscidae Majer, 1995

Melyridae Leach 1815 (soft-winged flower beetles) (includes Malachiidae and Dasytidae)

Metaxinidae Kolibáč, 2004

Phloiophilidae Kiesenwetter 1863

Phycosecidae Crowson 1952

Prionoceridae Lacordaire 1857

Thanerocleridae Chapin, 1924

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Histeroidea

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Hobartiidae

Hobartiidae is a family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga.

Lamingtoniidae

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Lepicerus

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Perimylopidae

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Protocucujidae

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Pterogeniidae

Pterogeniidae is a family of beetles, in the large suborder Polyphaga.

Rhinorhipidae

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Scirtoidea

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There are four families in this small superfamily:

Clambidae

Decliniidae

Eucinetidae

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Torridincolidae

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Claudiella Reichardt & Vanin, 1976

Delevea Reichardt, 1976

Iapir Py-Daniel, da Fonseca & Barbosa, 1993

Incoltorrida Steffan, 1973

Satonius Endrödy-Younga, 1997

Torridincola Steffan, 1964

Ytu Reichardt, 1973

Extant Coleoptera families

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